JANUARY 2023 Newsletter

A very HAPPY NEW YEAR to all Defenders.  May 2023 be healthier and happier than its three predecessors.

The following addresses are on this month’s list:

20 East 76th Street

16 East 79th Street

60 East 93rd Street

21 East 90th Street

829 Madison Avenue

7 East 81st Street

The following items will be heard at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, (212-669-7855) 1 Centre Street, 9th Floor, Manhattan, on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 and also by teleconference.

The Upper East Side items are:

20 East 76th Street – Upper East Side Historic District
A neo-Classical style apartment building designed by Schwartz & Gross and built in 1925-26.  Application is to modify openings, replace an entrance canopy, replace windows and doors, and alter the rooftop addition.

16 East 79th Street – Metropolitan Museum Historic District
A Neo Georgian style building designed by Warren & Wetmore and built in 1901-03.  Application is to establish a Master Plan governing the future installation of windows.

The link to the Community Board 8 Landmarks Committee on January 9, 2023 is  https://forms.gle/ZqRC58KVnw8VtBuu8   The agenda is attached.  The item is:

60 East 93rd Street – Individual Landmark & Expanded Carnegie Hill Historic District
A Classical Revival style residence designed by John Russell Pope and constructed in 1930.  Applications to alter the rear façade and to request that the Landmark Preservation Commission issue a report on the continuing maintenance program pursuant to Section 74-711 of the Zoning Resolution in connection with the residential conversion.

Landmark Preservation Commission Actions December, 2022

21 East 90th Street – Expanded Carnegie Hill Historic District
An Art Deco style apartment building with Medieval elements designed by George F. Pelham and built in 1927.  Application is to alter the penthouse.
This application was approved.

829 Madison Avenue – Upper East Side Historic District
An altered Queen Anne style residence designed by Buek & Co. and built in 1885-86.  Application is to alter the façade, install storefront infill, and replace roofing.
No action was taken on this application.

7 East 81st Street – Metropolitan Museum Historic District
A rowhouse designed by Griffith Thomas and built in 1878-79.  Application is to construct a rooftop addition and excavate the rear yard.
This application was postponed to a later date